Our vision is to be a University that undertakes innovative research that has wide- ranging and significant impact on the lives of local, national, and international communities. We want our research to make a positive difference and create social value.  Our research will be closely aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

The University has recently published the first edition the Research Impact Magazine which highlights some of the world-leading research undertaken here. We are a University that is committed to making a difference and undertaking research that has wide-ranging and significant impact within and beyond academia.

Research Impact Showcase

Making a positive difference

Research Institutes and Centres

More about our research

Faculty-led Research

Faculty research

Research and Innovation Support

How we can support you

Research Repository

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Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise

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Sustainable Development Goals

How UON is doing our bit

Research Governance and Policies

About UON research

Researcher Development

How you can develop at UON

Apply now to our Graduate School

The Graduate School provides a University-wide framework for training, support, career preparation and administrator to help you throughout your postgraduate research degree and early research career, to achieve your potential.

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Research News

In the news: 3-9 November 2023

9 November 2023


Reading and Performance of ‘Percy – Experiencing the First Case of Dyslexia’

Wed 6 Dec 2023